Dane's 2021-2022 season sees his return to Opera Memphis as the tortured Canio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci. He makes a return to Opera in the Heights to debut the title role of Manrico in Verdi's Il trovatore, he will debut Verdi's Messa da Requiem as a guest soloist at his alma mater Butler University, he debuts New Jersey Festival Orchestra for The Three Tenors Holiday Concert, he reprises Scalia in Derrick Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg with Penn Square Music Festival, and makes two house debuts as Rodolfo with Newport Classical and Opera Birmingham. Dane was also featured in concert with his wife for Il Cenacolo Club of San Francisco in August.


Photo credit:Gary Payne


The Three Holiday Tenors

New Jersey Festival Orchestra

December 18, 2021
The Presbyterian Church // Westfield, NJ
December 19, 2021
The Concert Hall at Drew University // Madison, NJ

Jonathan Boyd, tenor
Dane Suarez, tenor
Brent Reilly Turner, tenor

Conductor - David Wroe
Holiday Choruses
New Jersey Festival Orchestra


Guest Soloist // Verdi Requiem

Butler Symphony Orchestra

March 1, 2022
Clowes Memorial Hall // Indianapolis, IN

Dana Zenobi, soprano
Kirsten Gunlogson, mezzo-soprano
Dane Suarez, tenor
Oliver Worthington, baritone

Eric Stark, conductor
Butler Chorale, Butler Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

Antonin Scalia // 

Penn Square Music Festival

March 11-13, 2021
Lancaster, PA

Justice Antonin Scalia - Dane Suarez
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Rachel Policar

Commentator - Neil Nelson

Conductor - Brian DeMaris


Rodolfo // La bohème

Opera Birmingham

April 29, May 1, 2022
Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre // Birmingham, AL

Rodolfo // La bohème

Newport Classical

July 15, 2022
The Breakers Mansion // Newport, RI


Don José // Carmen

Festival Opera

Summer 2023
Lesher Center for the Arts // Walnut Creek, CA

***This 2020 production has been postponed to 2023 due to COVID-19

Carmen - Renée Rapier
Don José - Dane Suarez
Micäela - Hope Briggs
Escamillo - Zachary Gordin
Zuniga - Christopher Filipowicz
Frasquita - Lila Khazoum
Mercédès - Danielle Marcele Bond
El Remendado - Michael Dailey
Moralès/Dancaïro - Brian James Myer

Conductor - Bryan Nies
Director - Mark Foehringer